Animal Rights

Curtains for Shelter Life!

Curtains for Shelter Life!

It’s curtains for shelter life, I tell ya, curtains.  With names like Bonnie and Clyde, it’s no wonder we talk like gangsters. Here’s our story–and we’re sticking to it: When Bonnie and me was younger, we was rescued by Animal Samaritans.  We stayed  with the good Sams people for several months.  Then, this nice enough […]

The Top 5 Feline Diseases

The Top 5 Feline Diseases

5. Kidney Disease or Chronic Renal Failure (CRF). CRF is normally the result of a gradual breakdown of the kidneys’ nephrons, tiny units that help filter and process waste. Because it occurs over time, CRF is hard to detect.  Symptoms of CRF include frequent urination, extreme thirst, drooling, dehydration, weight loss and bad breath.  If […]

Vote for Our Tree!

Vote for Our Tree!

Come see the Festival of Trees at the Westfield Mall in Palm Desert. From November 17 through December 24, holiday trees decorated by local charities will be on display throughout the shopping mall. See them all and vote for your favorite.  The charity that garners the most votes will win $1,500 dollars!  So, hint, hint, […]

Pound Dogs Bound for Michigan

Pound Dogs Bound for Michigan

Ah, the miracle of social media.  Not only can Face book inform hundreds of loosely connected acquaintances that someone’s having a bad hair day, the barista at Starbucks was rude, or someone you’ve never actually met just “liked” a flippin’ trinket :=P Soooooo amazing 😉 😉 OMG!!!!!, but it can actually be useful.  For instance, it […]

Meet Leslie

Meet Leslie

Why have I been named after a human? Well, the nice lady from Animal Samaritans who begged the adoption counselor to take me in, even though there wasn’t room at the shelter at the time–her name was Jill, and she had a cousin, who was friends with a woman named Gail, who had a cat […]

AnSams Rescue its 2,000th Animal

AnSams Rescue its 2,000th Animal

A shaggy, salt and pepper colored terrier and poodle mix with an injured leg became the 2,000th animal rescued by Animal Samaritans’ Adoption Alliance program. Animal Samaritans met Pet Orphans of Southern California, an animal rescue group based in Van Nuys, California, at the RIverside County Animal Shelter, on September 4th. Jeff Brady and Jody […]

Pet Owner Appreciation! Now on Through Nov. 30

Pet Owner Appreciation! Now on Through Nov. 30

Are you a recent client, pet adopter, supporting member, or financial donor of Animal Samaritans?  If so, we want to thank you!  Look for our Pet Owner Appreciation Savings postcard in your mailbox this month, or simply print out this e-newsletter.  Bring your appreciation offer to Animal Samaritans’ Veterinary Clinic and receive $5 off each […]

The Next Face of Dog Fighting

The Next Face of Dog Fighting

Dog fighting–brutal, inhumane, uncivilized, unspeakable dog fighting– was not only legal in colonial America, but it has also sanctioned and promoted. The practice of pitting two dogs against each other until one is either killed or so grievously injured it can no longer defend itself, continued in America without notable outcry or punitive repercussions into […]

Fall Speakers Bureau Launches With Animal Samaritans And Walk Across America

Fall Speakers Bureau Launches With Animal Samaritans And Walk Across America

Palm Springs, CA – The fall Speakers Bureau is being kicked off at The LGBT Community Center of the Desert with a presentation by Animal Samaritans on Improving the Lives of Animals & People on Thursday, September 13th at 10 am. For more than 30 years, Animal Samaritans has been providing an affordable animal veterinary […]